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I often wonder if it's just us who have such varied days at the marina or whether it's the norm in other businesses too. On Sunday we had grown up stuff to do — we've been watching the weather forecast for days and have managed to hold off turning the water off until now, but with temperatures of -4 predicted for a number of days even the heat trace tape and the pipe lagging won't cope and we have to turn off and drain down to stop the pipes bursting. Monday we were contemplating what a wide range of personalities you tend to find on a marina — why has no-one written a sitcom on one yet?!
On Tuesday the conversation went a bit like this:
Janet "Ant, is that goose dead?"
Anthony "No, I think it's just sleeping"
Janet "Looks dead to me"
Anthony " It was fine when it flew down and landed"
Janet "Why is that crow plucking it then??"...............
Need I say more.....

Further reading

Middlewich Branch Breach
Janet: Fri 30 Mar

Please be aware that there has been a breach of the Middlewich Branch of the Shropshire Union Canal between Lock 2 Stanthorne Lock and Lock 1 Wardle Lock. A stoppage is currently in place and is expected to remain so for some...

High Sheriff Awards 2018
Janet: Fri 30 Mar

We are delighted to announce that Overwater has been presented with the award for Family Business Excellence by the High Sheriff of Chester at the recent Enterprise Awards for 2017/18. Angus Maughan and David Johnson attended the award ceremony at Chester Race Course to receive the...

The Audlem Lass
Janet: Mon 05 Mar 12:43pm

The Audlem Lass Boat Service returns to Overwater from Good Friday, 30th March 2018. Operating every Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday until the end of October the service provides a wonderful way to take a trip to the village of Audlem. The service is run by a fantastic group of volunteers who are always looking out for new members. If you like messing about on the water and would love to...

Marina News

Middlewich Branch Breach
Emergency Stoppage
Fri 30 Mar
High Sheriff Awards 2018
Family Business Award
Fri 30 Mar
The Audlem Lass
The Audlem Lass Returns!
Mon 05 Mar 12:43pm
The-last-run
The Last Run - Day Star Theatre
Mon 05 Mar 12:37pm

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